KATHMANDU, July 14: Former Prime Minister and Chairman of CPN-UML, KP Sharma Oli left the Prime Minister’s Residence at Baluwatar on Wednesday.

Amber Heard says she has become a mom and did it “on my own terms,” as a single parent. In an Instagram post, the actor said she welcomed daughter Oonagh Paige Heard on April 8. A photo of Heard with the baby nestled against her accompanied Thursday’s announcement.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that NC welcomes the verdict of the Supreme Court to reinstate the parliament that was dissolved by Prime Minister K P Oli.

Actress Lisa Haydon, who was last seen in Karan Johar’s film ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’, has been blessed with a baby boy. Lisa and her husband Dino Lalvani welcomed their second baby recently and named him Leo.

Comedian Kapil Sharma and his wife Ginni Chatrath were blessed with a baby girl on Tuesday morning.

TOKYO, July 26:  A large white and blue truck pulls up outside a stadium in central Japan and slowly expands into a place of worship.

Welcome back (not)

July 20, 2018 07:53 am

A friend of mine is back home after a decade of living in the West. Some people do change. I too lived in the West for a decade and I’m one of those unlucky ones whose accent did not change at all. I still speak English with my Nepali accent while some of my friends became New Yorkers or a Geordie from Newcastle. Good for them but don't stretch it too far.

KATHMANDU, May 11: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his two day state visit to Npeal from Janakpur today. After spending more than two hours in Janakpur, Modi arrived in Kathmandu where he was welcomed by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Kumar Gyawali.

KATHMANDU, May 11: At Janakpur, visiting Indian Prime Minister witnessed Nepal's overwhelming welcome with three 121 kgs of garlands.

KATHMANDU, May 11: Security has been beefed up in the federal capital in view of the two-day state visit of Narendra Modi,Prime Minister of India.

MAHOTTARI, May 8: Province 2 Minister for Internal Affairs and Law, Gyanendra Kumar Yadav, directed head of all local levels to be present in welcoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to visit Janakpurdham on May 11 during his Nepal visit.

JANAKPURDHAM, May 8: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Pradeep Gyawali has said that all necessary preparations to welcome and extend a civic reception to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Janakpur have been completed.

ACHHAM, April 13: Not all people within the same country celebrate  New Year  the same way. People in the Far-Western Region celebrate New Year in a unique way . Locals here celebrate the occasion by beating each other with the green stem of a stinging nettle. This practice is  known as Bisu Tihar.

Welcome to Bhaktapur (Photo feature)

February 3, 2018 09:08 am

Bhaktapur is known as the oldest city of the Valley, while Bhaktapur Durbar Square is listed in the UNESCO world heritage site.

DHADING, Jan 26: The government's decision to provide addition of Rs 100,000 as quake reconstruction grant has brought happiness among earthquake victims who are struggling to rebuild their houses.

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Buddha Air is taking delivery of its 10th aircraft on Thursday. The 72-seater ATR 72-500 series aircraft will land at the Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, on Thursday. The airline purchased the aircraft at Rs 1 billion.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: Thamel - the popular tourist district of Kathmandu - is transforming. It now boasts of better roads and good sanitation facilities. Also, the decision to declare it a no-vehicle zone has worked wonders.

Singer Enrique Iglesias has welcomed twin children with his long-time girlfriend and former tennis star Anna Kournikova.

SEOUL, Nov 21: South Korea and Japan on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying it will ramp up pressure on the reclusive regime to get rid of its nuclear weapons.

LAHORE, Oct 29: Meher Mohammad Khalil, a Pakistani bus driver who held his nerve under gunfire to guide the Sri Lankan team to safety during an attack in 2009, is thrilled that international cricket is finally returning to Lahore.

LAS VEGAS, Oct 7: Tourists coming to gamble and party on the Strip will soon find something other than bright lights welcoming them to “Fabulous Las Vegas.”

SURKHET, June 29: Twenty-five Tharu women of Tilpur in Birendranagar Muncipality-9 have teamed up to start a community homestay facility in their locality.

RIYADH, June 10: Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcomed on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, but did not respond to a U.S. Department of State call for them to ease pressure on the Gulf state.

ROLPA, May 28: With the local level elections just around the corner, political party leaders and prospective candidates of Rolpa are busy in door-to-door visits while the locals and government officials are busy welcoming them.

RIYADH, May 21: President Donald Trump basked in Saudi Arabia’s lavish royal welcome Saturday as he left behind, at least temporarily, the snowballing controversies dogging him in Washington. Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements.

GAUSHALA, April 23: The leaders and cadres of the Madhes-centric parties in Mahottari have welcomed the agreement between the government and the agitating United Madhesi Democratic Front (UDMF).

TFN holds welcome, farewell program

April 9, 2017 23:35 pm

KATHMANDU, April 9:Teach for Nepal (TFN) organized a program in Kathmandu on Sunday to bid farewell to its third cohort and welcome a new batch of fellows.

KATHMANDU (REPUBLICA): Cable television operators have welcomed the government direction to switch to digital system within a year.

ROLPA, March 19: The Nepali Congress' Rolpa leadership has received a grand welcome from the locals of Thawang, the place of origin of the decade – long Maoist insurgency.

Asia's first Puskas Award winner Mohd Faiz Subri was given an enthusiastic homecoming on Wednesday as Malaysians continue to celebrate his wonder goal.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Even though it has already been seven years since the government opened doors for foreign banks in the Nepali financial sector, not a single such bank has opened its branch office in Nepal.

POKHARA, Dec 30: With the English New Year 2017 only a few days away, Pokhara, one of the popular tourist hotspots in the country, is bustling with tourists, both domestic and foreigners alike.

Bollywood actors Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are finally parents. The couple was blessed with a baby boy Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi on Tuesday morning at the Breach Candy Hospital. Both the mother and the baby are said to be doing fine.

POKHARA, Nov 29: The 'Pokhara Street Festival' is being organized by the Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) – Pokhara from December 28 to January 1 at the bustling Lakeside to bid farewell to year 2016 and welcome New Year 2017.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Triumphant Nepali national football team arrived home late Wednesday to a heroes’ welcome after winning the title of the AFC Solidarity Cup in Malaysia.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Nepali footballers who clinched the title of AFC Solidarity Cup, the first official international title in 23 years, received a heroic welcome upon their arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Wednesday night.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The national football team that clinched the title of AFC Solidarity Cup is arriving home from Malaysia on Wednesday night.

POKHARA, Nov 3: Preparations have been made to make Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s Pokhara visit grand and impressive.


November 3, 2016 00:45 am

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is in Nepal for a three-day state visit. It is rather unfortunate that it took 18 years for an Indian president to visit one of its closest neighbors. The last head of state from India to visit Nepal was President K R Narayanan in 1998.

PARSA, Oct 27: Chairman of Sadbhawana Party Rajendra Mahato has welcomed the deliberations that are taking place between the three major political parties over the proposal to amend the new constitution.

PM hopes to welcome Chinese president

August 10, 2016 01:50 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 10: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed hope that Nepal could welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping in Kathmandu in the near future.

PASADENA, Calif, July 5: Braving intense radiation, a NASA spacecraft reached Jupiter on Monday after a five-year voyage to begin exploring the king of the planets.

Welcome to Olympics

July 4, 2016 00:05 am

Zika will not hinder us from having a safe Olympics